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[REBOL] Re: hash questions

From: hallvard:ystad:helpinhand at: 8-Jan-2002 14:06

Dixit Joel Neely (13.27 08.01.2002):
>The /SKIP refinement tells FIND, SELECT, et al, to treat the >first argument as a collection of n-tuples, where n is the last >argument.
Hey! That's interesting!
>You >can, of course, use other tuple sizes than 2,
[...]
>Even though > > >> find/skip guruData "Don" 3 > == [ > "Don" "Knuth" "Stanford" > "Tony" "Hoare" "Oxford" > "David" "Gries" "Cornell" > ] > >succeeds, notice that > > >> find/skip guruData "Oxford" 3 > == none > >fails, since "Oxford" doesn't *begin* any triple of values.
Thanks, Joel! I wasn't aware of this... effect of /skip, but it'll help a lot. ~H